Are we Obese?
With all that God provided to Israel – they still fell away.
In Moses farewell address he gives some reasons.
1. Forsook God who made them
a. Law and Commandments
b. Isaiah 34:16 – Seek out the book of the Lord and read
c. Moral values
d. Romans 1:25 – worship the creature, not Creator
2. Scornfully esteemed the Rock of their Salvation
a. They never saw themselves as LOST
b. No major thing – No big deal
c. Never appreciated all that God did for them
d. “Is it a light thing?” “Is it a small matter?”
3. Provoked Him to jealousy
a. Went after other gods
b. Like them better than Jehovah
c. Joshua 24:19-20
4. Perverse generation
a. KJV – forward = perverse, corrupt
b. Philippians 2:15 crooked and perverse generation
c. Luke 9:41 faithless and perverse generation
5. Children in whom is no faith
a. Many children have an “inherited” faith
b. It is a 2nd hand faith – Hand-me-down faith
c. Parents are weak – children are weaker
d. Church is one generation from apostasy
1. Are we fat, obese?
2. Do these things describe us today?
3. Learn from the mistakes of Israel.
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